Head of Department
Prof WONG Chun Tung David
Tel.: (852) 2972 7277 / (852) 2972 7287
Fax.: (852) 2972 7324
Email: davidwong@chuhai.edu.hk
Academic Qualifications
Master of Social Science in International Relations. University of Birmingham, UK (1985)
Diploma of Communication (Journalism). Hong Kong Baptist College (now HK Baptist University) with distinction (1979)
Academic background
Professor of Practice, School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong (August 2009 to August 2016)
External Examiner, Journalism Department of Hong Kong Baptist University (1989–95)
Adviser of School of Journalism, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (1997-99)
Adviser of Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong (2001-04)
External Examiner, School of Continuing Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2013-16)
Professional background
  • Vice President, Hong Kong Cable TV (2004 -09)
  • Founding Director-General, Hong Kong Press Council (2000-04)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Hong Kong Standard (1993-99)
  • Senior Assistant Editor, Hong Kong Standard (1989-93)
  • China Editor, Hong Kong Standard (1987-89)
  • Political Editor, Hong Kong Standard (1985-87)
  • Deputy News Editor, Hong Kong Standard (1983-84)
  • Chief Reporter, Hong Kong Standard (1982-83)
  • Reporter, Hong Kong Standard (1979-82)
Academic and Professional Awards
  • British Foreign and Commonwealth Office Scholarship (1984)
  • Distinguished Alumni, Hong Kong Baptist University (1994)
Affiliations with Professional Bodies
  • Vice Chairman and Council member, Hong Kong Newspapers’ Society (1995-99)
  • Director, Hong Kong News Executives’ Association (1997-99)
  • World Editors’ Forum Executive Member (1995-99)
  • Member, Mass Communications Training Board of Vocational Training Council (2011-15)
  • Judge of Annual News Award, Hong Kong Newspapers’ Society (2011-present)
  • Judge of Annual University Newspapers Best Story Award for Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and China, China Daily (2011-present)
  • Judge for Ming Pao campus newspaper best articles award (2015)
  • Adviser, Hong Kong Association of Media Veterans (2011-present)